TERESA PEREZ CECCON
Teresa Perez Ceccon is a professional dance artist, educator and choreographer. Over 20 years ago, Teresa first began teaching in New York City at Dance Space, later renamed Dance New Amsterdam. Presently, she is on the Simonson faculty at Gibney Dance.
Teresa works closely with Lynn Simonson conducting the Simonson Method of Teacher Training (SMTT) in New York City and Rockport, Mass. Nationally and internationally, she leads Simonson pedagogy, technique workshops as well as private and group SMTT courses.
A native New Yorker, Teresa earned a BA in Theater/Dance from Queens College. She has since taught as an adjunct in various university dance departments. Invited as a guest artist, Teresa is presently teaching Simonson Jazz at Centenary University.
Teresa has a long list of choreographic achievements with diverse dance companies and students of all ages. As a performer, she has danced works by a variety of highly regarded choreographers in many New York City venues. Most recently, she was invited to dance with the Cherniak Dancers directed by Susan Cherniak.
Currently, she is earning her Masters in Fine Arts at Montclair State University developing a thesis on Latin Jazz.